CFC - NAA Data (NIST/SI) - Tabular Display

This page presents a database consisting of the data produced by a program of NAA conducted at the National Institute for Standards and Technology/Smithsonian Institution facility in 1990.

This initiative consisted of 200 analyses involving 84 of the 126 CFC clay specimens. Eighty-nine of the 200 analyses were of a raw clay specimen, 26 of a specimen fired to 750 C and 85 of a specimen fired to 900 C. In 76 instances the same clay specimen was analyzed in both the raw state and one or both of the two fired states. The analytical protocols employed for this work are described in CFC - Project Narrative, Section 3.1.

The default display for the database presents the data in tabular form. Also available is a record display that presents the data for an individual analysis.

In the tabular display each row corresponds to an analysis, Column 1 records the laboratory identification number, Column 2 the specimen's clay number, Column 3 the type of clay (i.e., its general geologic origin), Column 4 the state of the material analyzed (heated to 105 C [= raw]; fired to 750 C; fired to 900 C), and the remaining columns the values obtained for each of the 28 elements assayed. The data are presented in parts per million (PPM) form for all elements and have been rounded to three places. The order in which the elements are presented is that employed for the reporting of data by the NIST/SI facility at the time that the program of analysis was undertaken.

In the tabular display users can sort any of the columns in ascending or descending numerical or alphabetical order by clicking on the column header.

Users can go to the record display for an analysis by clicking on the cell in the Lab ID column for that analysis. They can return to the tabular display by clicking the Back arrow. In the record view the fields for the chemical data are presented in a collapsed view under the heading Chemical Composition. These fields can be expanded and collapsed by clicking on this heading.

Clicking on the content in the Clay Number field in either the tabular or the record display opens a display of the record for the clay specimen in question in CFC - Clay Database Record Display. Users can return from this display to CFC - NAA Data (NIST/SI) by clicking the Back arrow.

The CFC - Products - Data page presents a link to a downloadable spreadsheet that contains the data in this database.

Lab ID Clay Number Type of Clay State Na PPMsort descending K PPM Ca PPM Sc PPM Cr PPM Fe PPM Co PPM Zn PPM As PPM Br PPM Rb PPM Sr PPM Zr PPM Sb PPM Cs PPM Ba PPM La PPM Ce PPM Nd PPM Sm PPM Eu PPM Tb PPM Yb PPM Lu PPM Hf PPM Ta PPM Th PPM U PPM
CAL434 Clay 065 marine 105 9250 20700 85100 12.20 103.0 34000 13.2 108.0 9.73 5.35 130.0 327 118.0 1.250 6.37 415 33.3 58.9 27.7 5.27 0.977 0.716 2.26 0.307 3.95 1.060 9.93 1.11
CAL423 Clay 054 marine 105 9270 21800 91400 14.70 186.0 41300 19.1 98.2 11.60 11.20 143.0 520 117.0 0.646 9.77 199 34.8 61.7 25.8 4.88 0.977 0.752 1.97 0.311 2.98 0.959 9.91 2.36
CAL361 Clay 039 (1:1 mixture of Clays 029 and 037) unknown 750 9440 21500 75500 14.10 131.0 41200 20.1 104.0 12.30 1.41 225.0 294 254.0 1.020 12.50 384 56.8 88.3 39.0 7.46 1.350 0.933 3.17 0.515 7.41 1.310 15.40 4.84
CAL451 Clay 054 marine 900 9460 23300 121000 17.40 214.0 47000 21.7 111.0 11.30 0.00 147.0 653 0.0 0.865 8.41 0 40.8 72.8 28.4 5.70 1.150 0.773 2.81 0.365 3.79 1.090 11.70 3.53
CAL465 Clay 068 marine 900 9570 20900 77100 12.70 96.6 34700 10.5 89.1 4.86 0.00 136.0 300 178.0 0.531 6.34 353 37.5 67.6 29.8 6.17 1.140 0.885 3.04 0.439 5.81 1.150 12.40 1.29
CAL310 Clay 037 continental 105 9620 17500 0 13.60 125.0 42000 27.9 95.1 15.10 2.43 270.0 0 214.0 1.170 15.10 471 71.3 104.0 51.9 8.17 1.500 1.110 3.44 0.598 9.68 1.210 17.80 9.64
CAL343 Clay 042 continental 900 9640 32700 0 14.70 80.4 51400 23.1 109.0 98.60 0.00 611.0 869 552.0 9.160 91.60 1050 160.0 252.0 105.0 16.10 2.900 1.690 4.42 0.632 12.80 2.100 103.00 26.20
CAL381 Clay 047 marine 900 9640 22500 111000 14.30 146.0 38300 13.8 98.6 21.20 0.00 200.0 403 0.0 1.090 11.70 299 37.3 66.7 28.2 5.92 1.120 0.822 2.54 0.395 4.40 1.040 12.50 1.68
CAL327 Clay 051 fluvial 105 9660 22700 87500 12.30 87.9 37200 16.6 91.2 12.20 3.91 221.0 824 179.0 1.290 12.60 665 55.2 95.5 40.2 7.50 1.410 0.933 2.90 0.404 5.83 1.090 22.10 3.43
CAL363 Clay 047 marine 750 9660 22600 136000 14.20 141.0 38200 13.6 101.0 20.60 2.58 196.0 361 154.0 1.100 11.90 321 37.1 65.3 29.4 5.79 1.110 0.869 2.70 0.423 4.29 1.120 12.10 2.65
CAL386 Clay 019 continental 900 9680 18700 0 16.40 177.0 44900 21.6 116.0 5.41 0.00 151.0 122 179.0 0.538 7.26 453 46.0 82.2 33.8 6.64 1.290 0.802 2.94 0.429 5.38 1.240 15.30 2.45
CAL453 Clay 056 marine 900 9730 26500 78700 17.00 165.0 44400 19.8 121.0 5.72 0.00 177.0 424 129.0 0.750 9.66 336 42.9 74.5 34.0 5.75 1.210 0.762 2.48 0.384 3.84 1.150 12.40 5.50
CAL435 Clay 066 marine 105 9980 19200 86300 11.20 88.3 31800 10.2 86.7 5.43 3.05 128.0 39 0.0 0.521 5.20 232 32.1 56.6 23.5 4.99 0.935 0.675 2.22 0.341 4.39 0.951 9.68 3.01
CAL249 Clay 005 marine 105 9980 23300 44300 15.70 162.0 48800 19.3 116.0 11.60 5.50 157.0 278 142.0 0.879 9.77 290 38.3 68.1 31.3 5.55 1.070 0.738 2.36 0.342 4.06 1.110 11.90 1.65
CAL339 Clay 037 continental 900 10200 18900 0 14.20 136.0 42800 24.2 100.0 16.70 0.00 286.0 0 296.0 1.270 16.80 404 75.3 112.0 55.1 8.57 1.540 1.230 3.37 0.565 9.73 1.240 19.00 9.06
CAL247 Clay 003 marine 105 10200 20800 31300 14.50 158.0 41600 17.7 148.0 11.60 4.74 145.0 236 158.0 0.728 7.83 331 35.6 64.6 26.5 5.25 0.995 0.731 2.31 0.327 4.85 1.110 11.30 1.58
CAL462 Clay 065 marine 900 10300 22000 98900 13.50 108.0 36300 14.3 111.0 9.62 1.16 135.0 493 155.0 1.510 6.86 180 36.0 62.7 29.6 5.61 1.100 0.769 2.55 0.330 4.67 1.100 10.90 0.64
CAL438 Clay 069 marine 105 10400 19300 64900 11.70 94.2 33700 10.7 93.5 4.48 4.00 119.0 365 139.0 0.483 5.85 254 33.8 59.4 27.0 5.43 0.991 0.847 2.28 0.328 4.32 0.993 9.93 1.25
CAL576 Clay 051 fluvial 900 10400 24800 11100 13.50 95.9 40300 18.7 106.0 13.40 0.83 252.0 571 183.0 1.420 13.80 832 57.9 100.0 40.6 8.05 1.530 0.955 2.72 0.354 5.94 1.160 23.00 1.87
CAL416 Clay 045 levigated fine fraction marine 900 10900 33000 0 15.50 117.0 41100 15.0 172.0 38.40 0.00 601.0 787 743.0 2.880 29.90 1070 202.0 350.0 170.0 24.40 4.730 2.500 4.96 0.598 11.00 2.170 60.00 40.30

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